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Fresh State of Affairs: Issue #46

Issue #46 of Fresh State of Affairs is the first market magazine published in 2019, and is packed with information about the market. This edition contains an article about the Horticultural Industry’s response to the Australian Recycling Crisis, all the news from the Melbourne Market Charity Golf Day in March this year, and also an […]

2019 Golf Day – Celebrity Player Silent Auction

  HOW WILL IT WORK? This year there will be a silent auction before the Melbourne Market Golf Day, that will be held for the celebrity players that will be attending the event. The winners of these auctions will get to have their celebrity join their golf team on the day of the event. These […]

Fresh State of Affairs: Christmas Edition – Issue #45

Our Christmas Edition of Fresh State of Affairs is packed with information about the market, including an article on the changed market hours, what the Victorian election results mean for the market, and what the idea of a “public market” really means. Our Melbourne Market wholesalers and market associated businesses have also put together Christmas advertisements to wish their customers the very best over the holiday season and into the New Year.

2019 Fresh State Gala Ball

Although the date of the 2019 Fresh State Gala Ball is yet to be announced, this event is one of the most anticipated of the year and is a great opportunity not only for the market community to gather together but for businesses to promote their brand on a large platform with a proven event […]

October 2018 – Pricing News from the Market Floor

Pricing News updates from the Melbourne Market floor as of October 2018.     Bananas: Lighter supplies of bananas are coming through the market currently and values are higher than usual.         Avocados: There is a moderate to good supply of the Hass variety of avocados and prices are adjusting accordingly.   […]

Fresh State of Affairs – Issue #44

Find out how the Labor state government is holding the market back, which familiar face at the market has been working in the industry for 50 years, and all the highlights from the Fresh State Gala Ball (including photos) in issue #44 of Fresh State of Affairs

September 2018 – Pricing News from the Market Floor

  Pricing News updates from the Melbourne Market floor as of September 2018.       Bananas: Bananas are in moderate supply and holding at moderate values.       Avocados: Moderate supply of the Hass variety with Western Australia and South Australia Premium coming into the market at strong prices.         […]

The Fresh State Promotional Video is now Live!

Make sure you watch the brand new Fresh State Promotional Video that was premiered at the 2018 Fresh State Gala Ball. Not only is it filled with familiar faces, but it showcases the community and friendships of the market and what Fresh State provides to it’s members everyday. Feel free to share this link with […]

Fresh State of Affairs – Issue #43

  Find out why the members of Fresh State have no confidence in the Melbourne Market Authority, what the feeling around the market is about public access with the Melbourne Market, and hear more stories from the market floor in Issue #43 of Fresh State of Affairs.